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Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint)

Trade Description:

Motor vehicle body repairers restore the structural integrity of damaged vehicles by straightening frames, fixing minor body damage, removing badly damaged sections and priming and painting all repaired surfaces. As a motor vehicle body repairer, you will also repair and/or replace vehicle glass and interior and exterior components of the vehicle. Duties also include verifying dimensional accuracy, system functions, passenger protection, proper alignment and proper handling.

Employers include autobody repair shops, auto dealerships, specialty automobile shops and public transit systems.

Trade Regulation PDF Document Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
Red Seal Occupational Standard
 

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4 1,800 8-7-7-6*
7-7-7-6**
RRC

* 2020 Technical Training Standard – effective School Year 2021-2022 (for incoming Level 1 apprentices)
** 2011 Technical Training Standard – effective until School Year 2023-2024 (for active apprentices only)

 

Training Standards:

2020 Technical Training Standard (See Implementation Schedule below)
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document RSOS Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Three
PDF Document Level Four
 
2011 Technical Training Standard
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Three
PDF Document Level Four
 

Implementation Schedule

2021/2022 2022/2023 2023/2024 2024/2025
Level 1 – 2020 Standard Level 1 – 2020 Standard Level 1 – 2020 Standard Level 1 – 2020 Standard
Level 2 – 2011 Standard Level 2 - 2020 Standard Level 2 – 2020 Standard Level 2 – 2020 Standard
Level 3 – 2011 Standard Level 3 - 2011 Standard Level 3 - 2020 Standard Level 3 - 2020 Standard
Level 4 – 2011 Standard Level 4 - 2011 Standard Level 4 - 2011 Standard Level 4 - 2020 Standard
 

Red Seal Exam Information

Red Seal Exam Breakdown
Sample Exams
 

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
6 10,800 Yes
PDF Document Employer Declaration | PDF Document Employer Declaration (FR)
PDF Document Statutory Declaration | PDF Document Statutory Declaration (FR)
 

Designated Trainers:

PDF Document Work Experience Form
 

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools 
Training Institution -
Post-Secondary Schools
Training Institution
Program Name
Level
 
 
 
 
 
Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal & Paint)
Dauphin Regional Comprehensive Secondary School __ Motor Vehicle Body Repairer 1
Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School __ Collision Repair Technology Program 1
Morris School __ Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal & Paint) Program 1
__ Red River College, Transportation Collision Repair & Refinishing Program 1
Steinbach Regional Secondary School __ Motor Vehicle Body Repairer Program 1